- Mourners in South Africa flock to Mandela memorial Updated: Dec-10-13 1:46 am
- Ill. GOP leader, envoy Rich Williamson dies at 64 Updated: Dec-10-13 1:44 am
- Gunmen kill senior Libyan police officer Updated: Dec-10-13 1:38 am
- Thai PM insists she will not resign before polls Updated: Dec-10-13 1:33 am
- Pension crisis endangers Chicago's future Updated: Dec-10-13 1:20 am
- Co-op agreement finalized for buyback program Updated: Dec-10-13 12:50 am
- Obama arrives in S. Africa for Mandela tribute Updated: Dec-10-13 12:45 am
- Economic experiment shows limits of NKorean change Updated: Dec-10-13 12:42 am
- Audit targets safety on NY state railroad bridges Updated: Dec-10-13 12:41 am
- EPA: Lands around Riverton still 'Indian Country' Updated: Dec-10-13 12:32 am
- Protesters, police in Kiev confrontations Updated: Dec-10-13 12:28 am
- Uruguay's legal pot plan on verge of adoption Updated: Dec-10-13 12:11 am
- Police strikes, mob rule testing Argentine cities Updated: Dec-10-13 12:07 am
- US calls for release of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo Updated: Dec-10-13 12:05 am
- Asian stock markets muted as China data awaited Updated: Dec-09-13 11:55 pm
- Stockman challenges Cornyn in Texas US Senate race Updated: Dec-09-13 11:51 pm
- Purge sends chilling message to NKorea's elite Updated: Dec-09-13 11:41 pm
- Air Force runs past Western State (Colo.) 94-53 Updated: Dec-09-13 11:41 pm
- Federal court panel stays Missouri man's execution Updated: Dec-09-13 11:26 pm
- Mayor of Colombia's capital ordered removed Updated: Dec-09-13 11:11 pm
- Legionnaires' bacteria found in Texas hospital Updated: Dec-09-13 11:11 pm
- Prospects dim for fast renewal of jobless benefits Updated: Dec-09-13 11:09 pm
- No change from recount in tight Assembly election Updated: Dec-09-13 10:43 pm
- 18 LA sheriff's deputies face federal charges Updated: Dec-09-13 10:41 pm
- 2K get meningitis B vaccinations at Princeton Updated: Dec-09-13 10:29 pm
JOHANNESBURG - Joyous, singing South Africans gathered Tuesday to honor Nelson Mandela at a massive memorial service that is expected to draw some 100 heads of state and other luminaries, united in tribute to a man who became a global symbol of reconciliation.
CHICAGO - A former U.S. Senate candidate and diplomat described as one of the Illinois Republican Party's most influential minds has died of complications from a cerebral hemorrhage.
TRIPOLI, Libya - A Libyan security official says gunmen have killed a senior police officer in the hometown of former dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
BANGKOK - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Tuesday she would not resign ahead of national elections set for Feb. 2, her voice filling with emotion as she discussed her family's role in Thai politics.
CHICAGO - It's not the vision of a world-class city that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel typically likes to portray.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The U.S. Department of the Interior has finalized the first cooperative agreement in a $1.9 billion Native American land buyback program stemming from the settlement of a nearly 17-year lawsuit over more than a century's worth of mismanaged trust royalties, federal officials announced Monday.
CENTURION, South Africa - The comparisons are perhaps inevitable. President Barack Obama and former South African leader Nelson Mandela each served as their nation's first black president, living symbols of struggles to overcome deep-seated racial tensions. Each was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
RAJIN, North Korea - Many of the ways in which this dusty, windswept area differs from most of North Korea are easiest to see at night.
ALBANY, New York - The state's Department of Transportation lacked records to show adequate and updated safety plans and inspections for many railroad bridges statewide, according to an audit due for release Tuesday by the comptroller's office.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has determined that congressional action over a century ago didn't change the legal status of nearly 1.5 million acres around Riverton as Indian Country.
KIEV, Ukraine - Riot police and anti-government protesters confronted one another throughout the night on the snow-slicked streets of Ukraine's capital and a top opposition party said heavily armed security forces broke into its offices and seized computer servers.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Uruguay's plan to set up a legal, regulated marijuana market has reached its final legislative stage, with the Senate expected to approve the plan by late Tuesday and send it to President Jose Mujica for his signature.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Mobs of looters are swarming into the streets of more cities across Argentina as police officers abandon their posts in spreading copycat strikes called to pressure provincial governors into raising their pay.
BEIJING - Five years after his detention, the U.S. is calling for the release of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo and an end to his wife's undeclared house arrest.
MANILA, Philippines - Asian stock markets were muted Tuesday amid some profit taking and ahead of Chinese data on industrial production and retail sales.
AUSTIN, Texas - In a last-minute surprise late Monday, U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman filed paperwork to challenge fellow Texas Republican and powerful incumbent John Cornyn for the U.S. Senate next year.
SEOUL, South Korea - While the rest of North Korea's top brass leaped to their feet before Kim Jong Un, clapping wildly in a requisite show of respect at high-level meetings, his uncle, Jang Song Thaek, often seemed nonchalant, at times even bored. Once considered the force behind the young leader, he displayed a bold insouciance that seemed calculated to show he was beyond reach.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Justin Hammonds had 14 points, 10 rebounds and Air Force scored 55 second-half points on Monday night in a 94-53 victory over Western State.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A panel of federal judges stayed a Missouri man's execution late Monday, a little more than a day before he was set to die.
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's inspector-general ordered Bogota's left-leaning mayor removed from office Monday and banished from politics for 15 years, deeming unconstitutional his behavior in a showdown last year with private garbage collectors.
WACO, Texas - Officials say water sources at more than three buildings at a Central Texas veterans hospital have tested positive for legionella, a bacteria that can cause Legionnaires' disease.
WASHINGTON - Prospects dimmed Monday for a quick extension of expiring unemployment benefits as Republican officials said they would not agree to include a renewal in any year-end budget deal.
SACRAMENTO, California - Los Angeles County elections officials say a partial recount of ballots has brought no change in the outcome of a special legislative election last month.
LOS ANGELES - Federal officials said 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies saw themselves as being "above the law" when they engaged in crimes that included beating inmates and jail visitors, falsifying reports, and trying to obstruct an FBI probe of the nation's largest jail system.
PRINCETON, New Jersey - Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.